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Rottnest Island

By Air

Flights from Perth

Several companies offer flights to and from Rottnest Island which provide a great opportunity for you to get some stunning aerial photos of the surrounding area and an exciting alternative to travelling by ferry.

Rottnest Air-Taxi

Rottnest Air TaxiGet a return flight to Rottnest Island from around $120 per person. See for full pricing details.

Rottnest Air Taxi operates on demand, flying ANYTIME during daylight hours. Just let us know when, and we will set aside an aircraft for you.

Our philosophy is to make our service flexible, cost effective and easy to use.  As such we operate an ‘on demand’ timetable.

The flight time between the Mainland and Rottnest Island is about 12 minutes. It takes you directly over Fremantle and the lower Swan, with spectacular views along the river towards Perth itself, and of course a unique perspective on ‘Rotto’ as you arrive too!

Phone: 0411 264 547

Ozwest Aviation

Ozwest Aviation

Ozwest Aviation is ready to give you the flight of a lifetime to Rottnest Island. For those who don't want to travel on the ferry service Ozwest Aviation is able to fill your travel needs to and from Rottnest from Jandakot Airport and Mandurah. Transfers from Perth Airport can be arranged.

Flights are available on demand for 1 passenger or 14 during daylight hours seven days a week. Corporate charters are also available.

Phone: 08 9414 9095

Rotorvation Helicopters

Rotorvation HelicoptersArrive in style in your own private helicopter from Rotorvation Helicopters or take a Rottnest Island Rotorvation tour. Incredible visibility and stunning views of historic Fremantle, the southern beaches and Rottnest itself make this the ultimate way to get to the Island.

Rotorvation flights are just $475pp (min 2 persons) max 4 per flight. Flights available seven days a week from Jandakot Airport. Includes return flight and three hours on the Island. Extra time can be arranged for a small fee.

The flight time including the return trip is approximately 40 minutes. Three hours helicopter standing time allows you the opportunity to explore the Island or enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the Island’s excellent restaurants.

Phone: 08 9414 8584


Rottnest Island Airport Fee

Please note that the Airport landing fee may or may not be included in your flight fares - please check with your chosen operator.

The fee for an aircraft to land at the airport on Rottnest Island is currently $48.00 per aircraft (as at 1 July 2014).

For more information, please see Aerodrome Usage Fee Fact Sheet.

Avdata Australia manages the billing for the airport on Rottnest Island. For more information on Avdata Australia visit